Final week, the Lake County Tribal Well being Consortium gave the police division $6,800 to buy defibrillators.
Police Chief Brad Rasmussen reported the donation to the Lakeport Metropolis Council on Tuesday night time and thanked Lake County Tribal Well being.
The $6,800 donation will cowl 5 defibrillators for police autos.
Rasmussen instructed the council that his officers usually arrive at emergency scenes forward of medical personnel.
Because of the brand new gear, they’re able to save lots of extra lives than earlier than, he stated.
The police division, which a 12 months in the past had received a defibrillator from AED.us, has been coaching and certifying its officers over the previous few years in the usage of the life-saving gear.
Tribal Well being has supplied assist beforehand for outfitting native regulation enforcement with gear.
It offered a $6,500 examine to the Lake County Sheriff’s Workplace in December to fund 5 defibrillators, as Lake County News has reported.